A marathon runner with prostate cancer uses his skill to promote awareness and encourage testing.
Traditional and Western healers team up to treat patients with HIV and tuberculosis because many people consult more than one health system.
During this initiation season, we look back at what happened in 2013 when bungled initiations cost boys their penises.
Abused women from war-torn countries who have fled to SA for safety often face more maltreatment here.
Dangerous myths persist about people living with albinism, but a community in Malawi has had enough.
In many ways, violence is like cholera, passing from person to person and treating it in similar ways is working to reduce it.
Already used in countries like Namibia, the ambulances could help cut child and maternal mortality rates.
State cancer patients have nowhere to turn, even if their cancer is treatable.
The residents of a Nigerian village had no health services, save for traditional methods, to treat those with a fever and a rash.
Finally capping its own medics, the country must now retain them and coax them into rural areas.
Are social media algorithms designed to prey the mental health of women and people of colour?
Traditional West African ‘healers’ and Sicilian psychiatrists are struggling to help free Nigerian women forced into prostitution.
Almost one in four babies born at public hospitals come into the world via c-section but is it costing some women their lives?
General anaesthetic is supposed to make surgery painless. Now there’s evidence that one person in 20 may be awake when doctors think they’re under.
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Introduce harm-reduction and HIV programmes – especially for heroin users – before it's too late.